UAE – Cards of old-aged effective at issuance
Monday, 02 20 2017, Category: Insurance and Reinsurance, Country: U.A.E
Dr Haidar Al Yousuf Director of Health funding in Dubai Health Authority said that the effective date of the health insurance cards issued to old-aged persons in Dubai is the issuance date. The old-aged are covered by health insurance services as long as they they sign a contract with a licensed insurance company except the pre-existing conditions, which start to be covered after 6 months from the date of the contract.
He confirmed that insurers, which do not comply with this system will be tackled.
Dr. Haidar said that the sicknesses preceding the insurance period will be covered after 6 months. And this applies to treatment.
Source: Al Bayan - UAE